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Chinese Aloeswood Kwan Yin Statue

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Wood: Pre 1980: Item # 1301028
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A wonderful statue of the Bodhisattva Kwan Yin carved from precious aloeswood. The distinct and pleasant fragrance of aloeswood is the result of a special kind of mould and is highly treasured for its use in incense and perfumes among various Eastern religions. This Kwan Yin has been decorated with gold and silver pigment. Small losses. Republic period. Size: 18" height, 6" width, 5.5" depth Weight: 1829 grams, 4.05lbs